Cornell University Willsboro Farm Open House

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 2:00pm to 4:00pm 48 Sayward Lane, Willsboro, NY (just past Willsboro Central School on the right) Google Map Admission is free and open to the public Research projects featured: Grass biofuel production, Season extension using high tunnels, Nutrient management, Tillage practices, and soil health, Organic grain production, Double Cropping forages, Heritage …

Addressing Fertility, Forage and Grain Production with Farmer Ingenuity

Monday, July 19, 2010, 11:00-3:00 pm, The Beidler Family Farm, Randolph Ctr, VT Unwilling to rest on past successes,Brent and Regina Beidler continually seek innovative ways to address common farming challenges such as limited growing seasons, production of a single commodity, nutrient management and pasture compaction. This field day will highlight some of the farm …

Vermont Oilseed Crop Production Cost and Profit Calculator

As Part of the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund’s ongoing Vermont Biofuels Initiative and UVM Extension’s research, a tool was developed intending to help farmers determine their total cost of production for oilseeds and oilseed products (e.g. meal, oil, biodiesel.)  The tool also allows the user to determine a potential profit based on assumed market pricing …

Reduced Tillage, Cover Crops and Improving Water Quality

Monday, June 21 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Windfall Acres Highgate, VT Download a brochure (pdf) Interested in integrating reduced tillage into your cropping system? Come and learn from Joel Myers from the Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance about his tried and true strategies for successful reduced tillage. Joel will discuss advantages and disadvantages of no-till, …

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